Phylomictis lintearia Meyrick, 1921
STENOMATINAE ,   OECOPHORIDAE ,   GELECHIOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans,
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

Phylomictis lintearia
(Photo: courtesy of Graeme Cocks, Townsville, Queensland)

The adult moths reach a wingspan of about 1 cm. The forewings are grey with lots of little brown chevrons. The hindwings are white shading to pale brown at the margins. The wingspan is about 2 cms.

The species has been found in:

  • Queensland, and
  • New South Wales.


    Further reading:

    Edward Meyrick,
    Exotic Microlepideoptera,
    Volume 2, Part 14 (1921), pp. 445-456.


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    (updated 10 August 2010, 29 January 2017)